Mechanic III

in County, ME

Job Description


Public Works Department - Fleet Services

Up to $2,500 Sign On Bonus Available -

Schedule will be Monday thru Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (includes paid lunch break)

The Department of Public Works seeks skilled individuals who will perform general service, overhaul and repair work on light and heavy-duty trucks and other automotive and mechanical equipment with a focus on heavy-duty.  This position requires knowledge of diagnosis, operation of gasoline and diesel engines, and standard practices of the mechanic trade.  Must possess valid Maine Class B driver’s license (Class A desired) or have ability to obtain within six (6) months (must provide license number).  We are willing to send successful applicants who do not possess a Class A or B license to school to obtain and will cover the cost.  Must possess valid Vehicle Inspection License A, D & E (can obtain within 6 months) and must provide copies of license.  Successful applicants must pass pre-employment medical exam and fitness assessment and pass federally mandated drug test upon attainment of CDL permit and must have and maintain a good driving record.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check and positive reference check.  Assignment and pay grade will be based on inspection license status, skills and driver’s license status. 

Labor and Trades – Grade 19 - $913.60/week ($22.84/hour), plus an additional $.25/hr. for each ASE up to $2.00.  Excellent benefit package which includes tool and clothing allowances, 13-1/2 paid holidays, health, dental, vision, life insurance and more.  


***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***    For the safety of our employees and our constituents, the City of Portland requires that new employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of employment.  Candidates may request an accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs at the conditional offer stage.


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Job Posting: 797610

Posted On: Aug 07, 2022

Updated On: Sep 09, 2022